Program for teens to create with fabric.
What is the Fiber Arts Program?
Fiber Arts offers additional opportunities for mentoring, youth/ skill development and engagement. Taylor Brown provides a creative, skill-based program that not only encourages youth to be creative but also teaches youth marketable skills they can use to earn income, which is a major factor in crime and violence reduction. Providing a safe space and caring adult gives young people the opportunity to create items for sale, which is a major boost in confidence and encourages young people to continue in their skill development. These young people are most at risk for victimization and being perpetrators of violence. Project-based activities, safe spaces and safe adults provide avenues to explore the cycle of violence and substance abuse in a manner that promotes expression in indirect ways particularly among introverted or less outgoing youth.
- 14 and up
- Interested and talented visual artists
- Artists that wants to improve their artistic and marketable skills
- Artists who want to make extra money!